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Rally Together with Sara Macek

Looking for a new Wednesday Workout?  An at-home training video created specifically for the North Country Region membership by Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bear standout middle blocker, Sara Macek, is the perfect fit.  Sara, a member of North Country Region all throughout her club playing days, has assembled a solid conditioning workout incorporating some volleyball specific reps ~ you definitely want to give this one a try!

Before joining the nine-time NCAA DII National Champion Concordia-St.Paul Golden Bear Volleyball program, Sara Macek graduated from Monticello High School (Monticello, MN), where she was a four year Varsity letter winner, named Mississippi 8 All Conference for four consecutive years, was a two year captain, and twice named Best Offensive Player and team MVP.  Sara competed with Minnesota Select during the club season. 

During Sara's career at Concordia-St. Paul, she played in a total of 100 matches, despite missing the majority of her sophomore season due to injury.  Throughout those competitions, Sara accrued career totals of 309 blocks and 977 kills.  The Golden Bears won two of their nine National Championships while Sara was a part of the team.

Just like the rest of us, Sara is currently at home, where she is finishing up her senior year.  She will soon be graduating with a degree in Exercise Science - congratulations

A heart-felt "thank you" to Sara for taking the time to create this at-home training video for North Country Region and its members!

Sara Macek At-Home Training Video

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